Archive for the ‘Fish/Seafood’ Category

Allergy alert – shrimp

Posted by RoseBoccio on October 11th, 2011

According to the Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network, Nestlé Prepared Foods Company is recalling a limited quantity of one variety of LEAN CUISINE® Dinnertime Selects which is mislabeled. The packaging identifies the meal as containing chicken, however, an error has been discovered and approximately 200 packages contain shrimp. The product possibly was shipped to retailers in Alaska, Florida, Idaho, Oregon and Washington state. The recall affects LEAN CUISINE® Dinnertime Selects Chicken Fettuccini/UPC code 13800-14880 with a production code of 1253595911G and a “best before” date of October 2012. Consumers who have purchased to the product may contact Nestlé consumer services at (800) 542-6935, 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, to receive a full refund.

Adults’ reactions to shrimp tend to be milder than kids’

Posted by RoseBoccio on June 4th, 2010

From Reuters.com: A new study finds that adults who are allergic to shrimp tend to have a less intense immune-system reaction to the shellfish compared with children — raising the possibility that some allergy sufferers build up a tolerance to shrimp as they grow older. — Read more here.

Allergy alert – Shrimp

Posted by RoseBoccio on October 20th, 2009

From the Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network: Original Rangoon of Massachusetts is recalling “Taste of Inspirations
Vegetable Spring Rolls” due to undeclared shrimp. The product was distributed to Hannaford Supermarkets in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, and Vermont, and to Sweetbay Supermarket in Florida. The 12-oz. package is frozen and has the UPC code 725439 95037. Consumers may return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may call (800) 213-9040 or visit www.hannaford.com.

Boy’s future should be nut-, fish-free

Posted by RoseBoccio on October 18th, 2009

From Parrysound.com (Ontario, Canada): Nuts and fish could kill Jacob Healey. The 11-year-old Parry Sound boy has severe allergies that worry his mother Suzanne Gingrich whenever he’s not with her. After reading an article in the Beacon Star’s Panther section about Parry Sound High School banning shellfish and nuts, Gingrich can’t help but think of her son’s future. – Read more here.

Allergy alert – Shrimp

Posted by RoseBoccio on October 18th, 2009

From WBZTV.com: Hannaford supermarkets in the Northeast and Sweetbay supermarkets in Florida are removing some spring rolls from their freezer cases because they may contain shrimp. Hannaford says there have been two customer reports in Maine and two in Florida that Taste of Inspirations Vegetable Spring Rolls contain shrimp, which isn’t listed as an ingredient. Hannaford spokesman Michael Norton says no illnesses have been reported, but people with an allergy or sensitivity to shellfish risk serious or life-threatening reaction if they eat products containing shrimp. – Read more here.

Allergy alert – nuts, milk, seafood

Posted by RoseBoccio on September 27th, 2008

From RedOrbit (Dallas, TX): UK’s Food Standards Agency has announced that two ready meal products sold in Asda stores and smaller retailers do not have the correct allergen labeling. According to the agency, it has been informed that both the products contain nuts and ghee (milk) but the product’s allergen information only mentions the presence of seafood. – Click here for the alert. However, since the short piece doesn’t mention what kind of nuts (peanuts? treenuts?), I checked on another site and discovered that the offending ingredient is cashew nuts.

Posted by RoseBoccio on September 27th, 2008

From WebMD.com: There is early evidence that eating fish in infancy may help protect against eczema in early childhood. Babies in a newly published study whose diets included fish before the age of 9 months were 24% less likely to develop eczema by their first birthdays than babies who did not eat fish. The infants were enrolled in an ongoing health study in Sweden that is following almost 17,000 children from birth though childhood. Having a mother or sibling with eczema was the strongest risk factor for developing the allergic skin condition during the first year of life. But the impact of early fish consumption on risk was significant, lead author Bernt Alm, MD, PhD, of Sweden’s Queen Silvia Children’s Hospital, tells WebMD. – Check out the detail here.

Allergy alert – anchovy, soy, wheat

Posted by RoseBoccio on September 27th, 2008

According to the Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network, CaJohns Fiery Foods Company is recalling “HDH Grillin’ Sauce” due to undeclared anchovy, soy, and wheat. The product was distributed nationwide through retailers, mail order, and websites. The product is in 16-oz. glass bottles with lot numbers 249154, 249181, 249197, 249242, 249298, and 249304. Consumers with questions may call (888) 703-3473.

Allergy alert – Cod & Lobster

Posted by SB Anderson on July 23rd, 2007

According to the Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network, Nissin Foods (USA) Co., Inc. is recalling selected shrimp-flavored noodle products due to undeclared cod and lobster. The recalled products were distributed throughout the United States through grocery stores and other food stores, under the names “Nissin Original Chow Mein Shrimp” and “Nissin Cup Noodles Shrimp.” The product was also sold through Wal-Mart stores under the label “Great Value Instant Shrimp,” at Winn-Dixie stores under the label “Thrifty Maid with Shrimp Oriental Noodles with Vegetables,” and at Aldi grocery stores under the label “Jehling Ramen Noodle Soup Cup with Shrimp and Vegetables.”
Specific product names and UPC codes are:
* “Nissin Cup Noodles Shrimp” – UPC 70662-03002-8
* “Nissin Original Chow Mein Shrimp” – UPC 70662-08722-0
* “Great Value Instant Shrimp” – UPC 78742-14212-8
* “Thrifty Maid with Shrimp Oriental Noodles with Vegetables” – UPC 21140-21769-1
* “Jehling Ramen Noodle Soup Cup with Shrimp and Vegetables” – UPC 41498-12386-4
Consumers who have purchased any of these recalled products and who have any concern about an allergic reaction should discard the product immediately. Consumers will receive a refund and a supplemental coupon if they then send only the UPC Code directly to Nissin at 2001 W. Rosecrans Ave., Gardena, CA 90249. For more information, consumers may contact the company at (866) 548-2945 or visit Nissin Foods.